The Fight at Sersale, Part 2 

Admiral Volker did not need to command his army to continue the advance as everyone knew to do so. The enemy stood their ground, obviously satisfied with their deployment. He would be too if he were one of them, thought Volker, for despite the basic and limited nature of their defences, they had used them […]

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We Know Our Business

The Fight at Sersale, A Battle Report Late Spring, IC 2404 As the village of Sersale came into view, Admiral Volker could see that this time the Alcentians had chosen to mount a proper defence. There had been squabbles at Mintopua and Mottola, and some of his scallywags had died, but for whatever reason the […]

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Ogres Part 4

I have been forgetting to put painting and modelling posts up as well as the stories. So, here’s another foray into the brutish world of, well, brutes! Guns and Baggage! First the baggage. I once modelled a painted a gift for another player, trying to match his own figures … Using acrylics to match the […]

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Tilea Campaign, Part 34

For Love of Hearth and Home Prequel to the Fight at Sersale City of Alcente, Spring 2404 Most folk in the city considered Captain Hector Perdigon’s soldiers to be scum, the worst kind of mercenaries. They were presumably unwanted in whichever army they originally served, either because they had refused to obey, or to fight, […]

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The Assault Continues

Turns 4 – 8 Still more angry about his predicament than afraid, Biagino attempted to conjure a curse upon the massive marching body of spearmen closing in on the gate. Distracted by his anger, however, he fumbled the spell and failed to bring the curse to fruition. Aware, however, that his efforts to spin the […]

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Ebino – The Assault Begins

Turns 1 – 3 Biagino chanced a better look at the enemy, to ascertain what, if anything, he might have missed before. The wheeled petard was making progress up the road, but at a pace that meant it would be some considerable time before it reached the gate – time he intended to make use […]

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Tilea Campaign Part 33

The Assault on Ebino Part One: Deployment Biagino had grown more and more furious on the journey from the defeat at Pontremola to the city of Ebino. When the duchess Maria had died, his mind, twisted with all the proud hatred and dark cruelty of vampirism, had been released from his slavish, besotten enthrallment to […]

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Prequel to the Assault on Ebino, IC2404 Guccio had been pondering the audacity of his recent behaviour, and whether the consequences of his boldness might prove the ruin of his career prospects in Lord Alessio Falconi’s army, or indeed any army. Faced with the prospect of attacking the strongly walled and deeply moated city of […]

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Some Too Late and One Too Early

Northern Tilea, Spring 2404 They made their way along the lesser-known paths in the woods, some of which were so well hidden that they had to push their way through the undergrowth to access them. Their new friends asked them not to cut the branches as they did so. Once they were on the secret […]

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Tilea Campaign Part 32

Examples Ravola, Spring 2404 Gradger sounded breathless when he arrived in the square, but this indicated nothing for certain as the wheezing function of his mask always made him sound so. He made his way immediately to the chattel overseer, Adragash. “I have order-commands from the lord-master himself. You must obey prompt-quick. Yes, yes?” Adragash’s […]

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